SOMETIMES, you learn something about people who you know in the most unlikely of places.
EDUCATOR, dancer, garden agriculturist… is it possible to teach an internet-based permaculture design course, grow your own vegetables and fruit (while keeping your chooks and ducks away from them) and to be a Flamenco dancer?
With teaching from David Holmgren, Su Dennett and other leading practitioners, this PDC attracted students from every continent, to hear the latest on how to design for a sustainable lifestyle.
Vries’ solid background in agricultural education and organics maintained the agriculture side of permaculture that sometimes can get lost in the broad church of permaculture.
Ross Mars is looking for a colour cover for his forthcoming book tentatively titled ‘The Permaculture Resource Book – Strategies, techniques and skills for the transition to a sustainable world’. Submission to be in by 16 January 2015